Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a worldwide leader in LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has appointed David McKean to the position of executive vice president of business development.
McKean began his career with General Motors in 1983 and most recently served as executive director of global purchasing and supply chain before leaving the company in 2013. From there, he accepted the role of vice president and chief procurement officer for Navistar, where he was responsible for overseeing all procurement activity as well as logistics operations, supply chain risk management and supplier diversity activities. In his capacity with Truck-Lite, he will be responsible for the development and maintenance of strategic partnerships for the Road Ready business division.
“Dave brings more than 35 years of expertise in the transportation industry to Truck-Lite, where he will lead the expansion efforts of our Road Ready communications network,” said Brian Kupchella, Truck-Lite CEO. “His extensive history in global procurement and supply chain management and network of heavy-duty supplier contacts will benefit Truck-Lite significantly as we focus our efforts to broaden our Road Ready partner base.”
Originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, McKean has an AS in engineering science from SUNY Delhi; a BS in industrial distribution from Clarkson University; and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He joined Truck-Lite on June 17.